I am currently looking for new representation.

Height: 5”7

Hair Colour: Blonde 

Eye Colour: Dark brown

Voice: Sincere & Strong

Build: Curvy

Playing age: 16-26

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire

About Me

Credentials
Film & Voice Recording

A. Joseph | Enduring Silence | 2020 (Pre-Production)

Supporting - Carla

Project Horror | Blood & Honour: The Raid | 2020 

 Lead - Detective O'Connell

Studio Polpo | THE GARDEN OF PRIVATISED DELIGHTS (VENICE BIENNALE) | 2020

Voice Actor

York University | Jack of Diamonds | 2019

Supporting - Eve

The University of Sheffield | Hate Crime Prevention Video | 2019

Woman on bus

Brooding Wolf Collective | Constriction is a scar | 2018​

Supporting Actress - The Altruistic

Sheffield Hallam University | Your Favourite Flowers | 2018

Lead Actress - Rosie

Lead Actress - Presenter

Sheffield Hallam University | The Complete Collection | 2018

Salford University | Dungeons and Drag Queens | 2017

Supporting Actress - The Hanged Bride

Supporting Actress - Mary the Robot

Salford University | Silver Linings | 2017

Appearance

BBC's Tomorrow's World: Sleep Study | 2017

Lead - Girl with Superpowers

JIANT's Music Video 'Sanctuary' | 2017

Stage

Jorvik Theatre Rep | Much Ado About Nothing | 2021

Don Pedro

Melanie Hopkins | Trompe L'oeil | 2019

Self

Lead Actress - Hilary

Sheffield Hallam University | The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband by Debbie Issit | 2019

Sheffield Hallam University | Rabbit by Nina Raine | 2018

Supporting Actress - Sandy

Mage Plays | Game Night | 2018

Supporting Actress - Jessica

HSU Theatre | That Face by Polly Stenham | 2018

Lead Role - Martha

Derby (V. Derbyshire production) | Derby Historical Re-inactment | 2017

Supporting - Lady of the Town

HSU Theatre | Avenue Q | 2017

Chorus & Puppeteer

Special Skills

Melanie loves writing stage plays, she has produced four of her own pieces of work, all that have been performed on stage, most notably at the York Theatre Royal and the Lantern Theatre in Sheffield.

Accents include: Scottish (Fife), Sheffield, Yorkshire, RP, Leeds, American-Standard, Australian, South African.

Melanie often performs her own lip-sync cabaret style performances; comical, revolving around political topics, trends and social media all tying in with pop songs. She came 3rd in the Great Yorkshire Show Off Contest in 2019 and starred in The Shipping Forecast with Stan Skinny at DINA in March 2019. 

Training & Workshops

First Class Honours Degree "Performance for Stage and Screen" includes training in; Stand up comedy, Stanislavski, Brecht, Artaud, Devising, Site Specific Work, Making a Short Film, Classic Theatre, Shakespeare, Contemporary Theatre, Writing for the Stage, Storytelling, Improvisation, Radio Broadcast, Theatre In Education, etc.

Doppel Gangster workshop, Sheffield.

Cream Faced Loons workshop, Manchester.

Extra

Melanie consistently works with Sheffield City Council for their social worker role-plays.

She has also worked as a Scare Actor for Scream Entertainments at York Maze Hallowscream 2019. For the festive season that year, Melanie worked at Santa's Workshop in Doncaster in a Team Leader role, selling out completely on Christmas Eve.